Applied Insight Achieves ISO/IEC 27017:2015 Certification for Cloud Computing Security

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 2019 — Applied Insight, a market leader in solving complex technology challenges for federal government customers, announced today that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27017:2015 Cloud Computing Security certification.

“At AI, we’re a market leader in delivering secure cloud environments for federal customers. In pursuing that mission, we operate to the very highest standards of security and quality assurance, both in our system design for customers, and in our own internal IT support systems,” said John Hynes, CEO of Applied Insight. “This certification marks important external validation of that commitment to quality.”

ISO/IEC 27017:2015 gives guidelines for information security controls applicable to the provision and use of cloud services by providing additional implementation guidance for relevant controls specified in ISO/IEC 27002 and additional controls with implementation guidance that specifically relate to cloud services. It provides controls and implementation guidance for both cloud service providers and cloud service customers.

This certification is further formal recognition of Applied Insight’s quality assurance measures in information security. It follows on from the company’s achievement of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification recognizing quality standards in the provision of information security services to U.S. federal government customers.

Certified ISO auditor Sanjay Barthakur of GCERT/AnTS Corporation conducted the audit, working in partnership with AI’s Bob Pomietto, senior quality assurance manager.

About Applied Insight

Applied Insight leaves no stone unturned in solving complex technology challenges for Federal Government customers. We practice accountable innovation, designing solutions that account for the customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start. With proven capability in advanced analytics, cloud computing, cybersecurity, mission applications and infrastructure convergence, our approach to technology empowers people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. To learn more about AI, visit or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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